SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The No.58 Cal Poly men's tennis team improved to 5-2 on the season with a 5-2 win over Loyola Marymount on the Mustang Courts on Sunday. The win was the third-straight for the team.
Doubles play opened on a high note with Andre Dome and Jordan Bridge defeating Jack Zapala and Daniel Simko, 8-3, on the first court to put the Mustangs up one, but things quickly turned LMU's way in doubles with the Lions picking up wins on the second and third courts for the doubles point.
Sebastian Bustamante and Todd Volmari teamed to defeat Matt Thomson and Gannon Daynes, 8-5, on the second court while Othar Kordsachia and Nick Northcott defeated Marco Comuzzo and Naceen Beasley, 8-7, on the third.
With the Mustangs down, 1-0, after doubles play, Beasley quickly tied things up for the Mustangs with a dominating, 6-1, 6-0, win over Zapala on the sixth court.
Dome, ranked 89th in the nation, made fast work of Kordsachia on the first court, 6-3 and 6-2. Jurgen De Jager did the same on the fifth court, winning 6-3 and 6-4, over Simko to put the Mustangs up 3-1.
The match was decided on the second court when Comuzzo defeated Volmari, 6-3, 6-4, while Bridge took care of northcott, 6-2, 6-2 on the third.
The Mustangs only loss in singles play came on the fourth court when Bustamante defeated Derek Klein, 6-3, 3-6 and 10-2.
Cal Poly returns to the courts when they play on the road against Arizona on Feb. 22.
Tennis Match Results
Loyola Marymount Univ. vs Cal Poly
Feb 10, 2013 at San Luis Obispo, Calif.
#58 Cal Poly 5, Loyola Marymount Univ. 2
1. #89 Andre Dome (CP) def. Othar Kordsachia (LMU) 6-3, 6-2
2. Marco Comuzzo (CP) def. Todd Volmari (LMU) 6-3, 6-4
3. Jordan Bridge (CP) def. Nick Northcott (LMU) 6-2, 6-2
4. Sebastian Bustamante (LMU) def. Derek Klein (CP) 6-3, 2-6, 10-2
5. Jurgen De Jager (CP) def. Daniel Simko (LMU) 6-3, 6-4
6. Naveen Beasley (CP) def. Jack Zapala (LMU) 6-1, 6-0
1. Andre Dome/Jordan Bridge (CP) def. Jack Zapala/Daniel Simko (LMU) 8-3
2. Sebastian Bustamante/Todd Volmari (LMU) def. Matt Thomson/Gannon Daynes (CP) 8-5
3. Othar Kordsachia/Nick Northcott (LMU) def. Marco Comuzzo/Naveen Beasley (CP) 8-7
Loyola Marymount Univ. 0-6
Cal Poly 5-2; National ranking #58
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (6,1,5,2,3,4)